Migration specifies 1) the process of moving information between different data formats or 2) the process of moving an existing user environment to a different system, for example when switching operating systems

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How do I migrate an virtual machine using LVM to KVM?

I have a virtual machine running CentOS on VirtualBox with a drive that uses LVM for partitioning / volume management. I need to migrate the vm to a linux-kvm host machine. Here's the steps I've ...
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Migrating files from Windows to Linux

I am converting my Windows 7 to an Arch Linux machine, and was wondering what the safest way to backup my files for use on Linux was. I don't want to use the Windows Backup and Restore facility as ...
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trouble getting MacBook Pro Migration Assistant to always work

Am trying to migrate from 1st MacBook Pro to a 2nd and 3rd. But both computers just say "Looking..." Macs are connected through single Ethernet cable. After trying again and again, finally migrated ...
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Trying to migrate Win8.1 to ssd(things are little more complicate than normal)

I'm trying to migrate my Win8.1 system to an SSD. I tried Paragon's, EaseUS Todo, EZGig and many more but it doesn't work for me. I think it's because i'm on uefi. If i open disk management, i see my ...
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User Profile Migration errors out for Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Why did migration error out on me. I joined my old computer to the domain with connect and then when it started the migration of my old account it errored out and just said I can migrate manually. ...
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Cloning Single OS partition to ssd

I'm planning on migrating my Windows8.1 OS to an SSD, i plan to do this with EaseUs Todo backup. The thing is, my HDD is divided in 4 partitions, one which i personally use, OS and files on it, the ...
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How to downgrade from Chrome 35 to 34 without losing data?

After upgrading Chromium from 34 to 35, the usability of Chromium went downhill. So I decided to downgrade Chromium. Fortunately, the previous version of Chromium was still somewhere on my disk, so ...
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How to migrate user files from hard drive of dead vista system to w7?

I have the good hard drive from an otherwise dead Vista laptop ( I'm looking at you, HP Pavilion DV6700!) connected to the USB port of a good windows 7 system. To clarify, the drive from the old ...
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How to move Windows 7 files + apps to new PC when old PC no longer works

Nutshell summary: old Windows 7 PC no longer stays running for more than a few minutes, but the hard disk still works. We obtained a new Windows 7 PC, and I'm trying to move user files, settings and ...
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PrintBrmUi unable to read printer data

I migrated from Win8 to Win7 and since I have so many printers with so many settings which I do not want to setup manually again I used PrintBrmUi to save all printers into a "printerExport". Now ...
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Virtual Machine stalls after migration

I have Ubuntu VMs running on an Ubuntu server Host. When moving a VM from one host to the other using virsh migrate --live some of the VMs stall out. The only way to get them back is to kill them and ...
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Copying dovecot maildir to another server with courier maildir

i just moved all my mailboxes first from one server to the new one by using rsync. After that i created the folders using Thunderbird to have same folder structure like on old server. Then i copied ...
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Is there any tool or facility or command line command built into windows 8.1 that replaces migwiz?

Sadly the migwiz tool (Windows Easy Transfer) in windows 8.1 is a legacy/lobotomized useless thing, that can accept a backup made with Windows 7 or 8.0, but cannot generate a backup from the original ...
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Moving cpanel backup of magento site to VPS

I was having my site in shared hosting, I took the entire backup, its structure is like addons homedir mysql resellerpackages suspendinfo bandwidth homedir_paths ...
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Software to back up application settings in Windows (including XP)

I would like to know if there is any (especially free) solution to back up and restore settings from applications (even if only from a whitelist of the most popular ones), both for XP and further ...
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Migrate Windows 8.1 from HDD to SSD Error

I’m trying to migrate my Notebook HDD (Asus q550lf-bbi7t07 with Windows 8.1 OEM) to my new SSD drive (SSD Intel 530 Series 240Gb). I tried to clone the original drive to SSD drive with many tools: ...
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Servermigration - mail/dns

We have the following setup: Domain via namecheap Cloudflare Hostgator server (mail,webserver) Now we want to move to another server and we first want to make sure that everything works. I have WHM ...
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Migrate Google docs to Office 365, convert from .gdoc to .docx

Our company is switching from Google apps to Office 365. As I am one of the only using .gdocs documents I am tasked to convert them to .docx before we migrate by hand, or else I cannot open them ...
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How do I find out if my computer's hardware is compatible with Ubuntu?

I'm going to switch OS. From Windows 7 to Linux (Ubuntu, I think). Problem is that I'm not sure about my computer's hardware. Will it be suitable and there will be working drivers for it? For example, ...
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What similar rsync tool for Windows?

What can you recommend of an application that looks the same on rsync for windows? I will be doing migration where I need to transfer data from Windows to Linux. I like the rsync on linux where you ...
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How do I migrate my Zune player (HD) content to a new machine?

I've got a Zune HD loaded with my music from CD. Unfortunately, the machine it's synched to is running Windows XP. I dragged a Vista machine out of storage to use to replace my XP box since XP is ...
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How to import Firefox bookmarks from Linux to Windows?

How to import Firefox bookmarks from Linux to Windows? Is there a way?
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Adobe Captivate 5.5 download [closed]

I have a license key for Adobe Captivate 5.5 from my XP machine and I am trying to download it on my Windows 7 computer. Every link I can find has taken me to Adobe Captivate 7...any suggestions?
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How can I migrate multiple operating systems to a different hard drive?

I currently have a quad-boot system set up, spanning across two separate but identical hard drives. The image illustrates what is currently going on. Disk 0 (NOW disk 01) holds XP (32-bit), Vista ...
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Migrate Exchange 2007 Mailbox between Servers

I am using Outlook 2007 and Exchange 2007. I will need to migrate my Exchange mailbox from one server to another (different organizations), including all email, contacts, and calendar. I have read ...
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Modify VM system configuration without turning it on. Will it be OK?

I am using Virtual Box. I make a Virtual machine with this specification: Base memory : 1024 MB Processor : 2 CPU OS : Ubuntu Everything is working well. Later on, I ...
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Perforce P4 client: how can I transfer my workspaces and bookmarks to a new computer

I have many client-specs and workspaces defined for many different Perforce servers. I got a new computer and installed P4V client, but I can't see any of my client-specs because they are all ...
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Record directory structure change/migration

Imagine a large SAN with one hundred thousand files in a unorganized directory structure. The files will be moved to a new SAN with an organised directory structure. Some files will be renamed when ...
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Xen VM to OpenVZ Container = No More Network?

I know that OpenVZ is deprecated because LXC 1.0 but watch this : I have a XenServer XVA that I converted to Xen img .. Then i mounted the img through a loop and chroot into it .. Yeah, I actually ...
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XCP guest migration to another host

I have a question regarding XCP guest migration, I want to migrate guest systems between two different physical machines in different locations. I have found this article which relates to migration of ...
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Microsoft 2008R2 - Break Mirrored Volume

My question is, has someone test to migrate storage using the Microsoft RAID 1, using Break Mirrored Volume function? I did some test, sometimes all works ok and driveletter always inherit the new ...
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Does USMT 5.0 require the HOST to see the Domain Controller and on the network?

I am scripting up a semi-automate migration process of 32bit Win XP user profiles/app settings/document to new 64 bit Windows 7 boxes using the USMT 5.0 tools (latest). I know all about the exclude ...
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How can I migrate mails from Yahoo! Mail to Google Apps?

We'd like to move from using Yahoo! Mail to our Google Apps account. It'd be great to be able to migrate all the mails across from the old accounts to the new. If we were using Gmail accounts this ...
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Windows 7 over Windows 8/8.1 in Enterprise [closed]

Due to microsoft announcing EOS for Win XP, big companies are trying to shift to Win 7. My question is why are they not shifting to Win 8? Is it because Win 7 is tried and tested? is it because of ...
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How to perform a low level disk copy? (Migrate Windows system from one disk to the other)

Currently, I have a SSD on my computer, I install my OS Windows 7 on it. Unfortunately, it's capability is too small (32GB), it gets full easily, I need to clean up files periodically, it's quite ...
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Migrate Windows 8 from VirtualBox to partition

I had severe problems with installing Windows 7 and 8 which I didn't get fixed after a lot of research. So I am trying a new approach! I now have a Windows 8 up and running in a VirtualBox on my ...
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How to migrate Virtual Machine to new hardware

My problem can be better understood in two steps:- STEP 1: I have a physical server having an AMD Athlon X2 CPU, 4 GB ram and a 40GB HDD. This machine has ESXi 4.0 with one virtual machine running ...
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What's the easiest way to migrate one Mac OS X volume to another

I want to move a volume from a smaller drive to a larger unformatted one. What is the best way to achieve this? Ideally I'd like the new volume to have the same name as the older volume as it contains ...
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I'm an Emacs user. How do I learn Vim?

Most of the time, I use Emacs. However, I've decided to try to learn Vim. I'm happy with Emacs, I just am trying to avoid having it turn into Maslow's Hammer. I've seen a few tutorials, but I have ...
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How do I migrate emails from Outlook on a Mac into Google Apps for Business

I am migrating across from an email server called IceWarp (i.e. not exchange) to Google Apps for Business. I've found that for the Windows PCs in the business I can use Google Apps Sync for Microsoft ...
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copy a user directory from one to another workstation on a same domain

Please advise me how to copy a user directory from one workstation to another on the same domain. Does a normal copy and paste would do?? Because, whatever the article I'm finding does not say ...
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Migrate LVM to ZFS

I am currently thinking about moving away from my LVM setup to a ZFS setup with RAIDZ. My current setup consists of 5 x 4TB disks in a LVM and a 60GB SSD for the system. At the moment there is about ...
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Preserving One Key Recovery feature while migrating to a smaller SSD

The question is simple, but the answer might be complicated as I am not targeting One Key Recovery feature of a specific vendor, I'm searching for a answer in general. Suppose I'm migrating from a 1 ...
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Why didn't copying my home folder to a new machine preserve all preferences?

So, I needed to move my existing data to a new machine. I expected basically all settings (e.g. google chrome bookmarks, nav bar contents in gnome3, etc.) to be preserved if I simply copied my $HOME ...
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How do I migrate from Ubuntu to Debian?

I've been considering migrating my laptop from Ubuntu to Debian. I didn't set up a separate home partition. Is it as easy as just installing Debian over Ubuntu?
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Samsung Data Migration software isn't working

I just bought a Samsung 840 Series SSD. I am in trying to migrate my data from my current laptop's HDD to the SSD. I am using the Samsung Data Migration Software, however it is not working? I am not ...
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How do I transfer my iPhone and iTunes application to another computer?

I have my iPhone and iTunes set up on a specific computer but want to transfer this to another computer. Do I just install iTunes on the new computer and just sync my iPhone etc.. or is there ...
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Move Exchange/AD users from root domain to child domain

We currently have a single Windows 2008 R2 Active Directory domain controller, and an Exchange 2010 server. We are in the process of adding a child domain on a second Active Directory server for an ...
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Moving Windows non-system partition and Linux to a new drive

My setup has two hard drives. A smaller hard drive with the Windows C: partition and GRUB, and a larger hard drive with a Windows D: partition, and a Linux install - separate / and /home partitions. ...
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Cutover migration Error: ProvisioningFailedException: The name “XXX” is already being used. Please try another name.

I am performing a cutover migration from Exchange 2003 to Office 365 Before doing the migration I created a few users in the admin account. I then set up the migration and executed it. Each user ...